March 8, 2018
In This Issue:
CONGREGATION SECURITY WORKSHOP
The South Central PA Task Force will present a Congregation Security Workshop Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pa.
This workshop will cover developing emergency plans, proper responses to active shooter incidents, crime prevention tips for local churches, and more.
Registration is free. Lunch will be provided, with special thanks to the South Central PA Task Force and Milton Hershey School.
View flyer for more information and view the agenda for the day.
Registration for this event is almost at capacity. If interested, please register online today.
Shawn M. Gilgore
Director of Communications Ministry
YOUTH SERVICE FUND SILENT AUCTION DONATION BASKETS NEEDED
Annual Conference 2017 YSF fundraising was a huge success due to YOUR generosity. The Young People's Ministry's YSF Silent Basket Auction contributed $2,599.53 toward the $9,443.06 raised for YSF. You do not have to attend Annual Conference this year to support YSF. Help the Young People's Ministry meet our auction goal of $3,000 for YSF by donating a gift basket for the silent auction.
BOUNDARIES II CLASS BEING OFFERED
Two Boundaries II Training Classes are schedule in April in the Williamsport District, one in the south, one in the north.
Tuesday, April 3
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
604 Market Street, Williamsport, Pa.
Tuesday, April 10
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
67 East Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, Pa.
Participants are asked to bring a bag lunch; we will work thru lunch with discussion questions in small groups.
Pastor Richard DeMarte will be the facilitator.
Boundaries II training can be taken even if you haven't yet had Boundaries I (Basic Boundaries).
.25 CEU's / $3 cost for materials (pay at the door).
Williamsport District Office
SAVE THE DATES FOR 2018 MISSION U
Plans are underway for 2018 Mission u, sponsored by the Susquehanna Conference United Methodist Women and UMC.
View the schedule on the one- and three-day events.
This year, studies include: Seeking Health & Wholeness and What About Our Money?
The three-day event at Bucknell University in Lewisburg will also include worship and singing, interest groups around current issues, mission projects, audio-visual presentations, and fellowship events.
More information regarding scholarships, registration, and display requests will be announced at a later date.
Scholarships are available for young adults, children, and youth.
WEBINAR WEDNESDAY GENEROSITY AS AN AGENT OF CHANGE
"Stewardship is a way of life, not simply a conversation about money and church budgets." Rev. Bruce Barkhauer, Presenter
Join us and you will come away "with a biblical and theological understanding of the practice of stewardship as a work of transformation in individuals and as agent of change in organizations."
Wednesday, March 21, from 11 a.m. EST to noon with Rev. Barkhauer, author of "Community of Prayer," a month-long daily devotional on stewardship.
$10 Nonrefundable fee, 0.1 CEU credits available.
Can't wait to see you!
Rev. Phyllis M. Bowers, Executive Director
The United Methodist Stewardship Foundation
UM HOME FOR CHILDREN INC. ANNOUNCES PLAN TO STRENGTHEN SERVICES TO YOUNG PEOPLE AND THEIR FAMILIES IN CENTRAL PA
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MARCH-APRIL MINISTRY RESOURCE PACKET ONLINE
Check out the latest edition of the Ministry Resource Packet. Find announcements, flyers, and more to share with your church leaders and congregations. Here's a sampling of what's included:
You can scroll through the entire packet or use links to open individual pages.
Access what you need when you want it. Forward pages electronically to members of the congregation. Print event flyers to post on church bulletin boards.
FACILITIES MANAGER POSITION OPEN AT CARLISLE UMC
The mission of Carlisle United Methodist Church is inviting all to become disciples of Jesus Christ serving Carlisle and beyond. The job of the facilities manager is vital to this mission and the ministry of CUMC. The buildings and grounds of CUMC need to be looked after and maintained to ensure not only that they are habitable and functional, but clean and welcoming. The facilities manager maintains or supervises the maintenance of the facilities owned by CUMC, and ensures that the facilities are in an orderly and clean condition and are in a good state of repair in order that our facilities will be ready for the weekly worship services, special services, events, and meetings.
Part-time position at 25 hours per week. Full job description available at www.carlislepaumc.org/jobs
Applications due March 25, 2018.
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